3198.0 Health Policy, Practice and Regulation

Monday, November 8, 2010: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
The session explores a number of extrinsic factors and their influence on policy and ultimately clinical practice. The major focus is on cost of services for Medicare patients with expanded services and the process of testing for licensure.
Session Objectives: Identify factors that contributed to budget increases assigned to chiropractic costs in the budget neutrality analysis of the Medicare Chiropractic Services Demonstration. List the four levels of clinical scenarios used in a clinical competency examination for chiropractic.
Christine Goertz, DC, PhD

Chiropractic Role In The World Health Organization's Effort Against Tobacco Use
Medhat Alattar, MBBCh,DC, MS and Gary Auerbach, BS, DC, MPH (can
Ensuring the validity of regulatory testing for chiropractic professionals: NBCE's Practice Analysis 2010
Mark G. Christensen, PhD, Martin W. Kollasch, DC and John K. Hyland, DC MPH

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Organized by: Chiropractic Health Care

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)